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Case Studies at FCWales

Case Studies@FCWales

Welcome to the Case Studies section.  Here you’ll find studies from across the website showing how Forestry Commission Wales is delivering on Woodlands for Wales themes - from working with communities on regeneration, enterprise, health and access issues to  safeguarding heritage,  biodiversity and landscapes, providing learning opportunities and promoting jobs, climate change mitigation measures and renewable energy.  We’ve also included staff profiles – explaining what our employees do and how they come to be working in the woods!  Enjoy reading these real stories

Woodlands and People - the Glan morfa case study photograph   Renewable Energy - Wood Energy Business Scheme Case Study photograph   Climate Change - Cefn Coch Planting Case Study photograph - Forestry Commission Wales
Woodlands for people   Renewable energy   Climate change  

Community groups & Social enterprises are involved in developing & managing a range of projects and activities:


Forestry Commission Wales is helping the country meet its renewable energy targets by helping businesses become greener:


Trees can really help to combat the effects of climate change – read how Forestry Commission Wales has supported planting schemes: 

Jobs and Industry photograph Woodlands for learning photograph Biodiversity photograph - Forestry Commission Wales
Jobs & industry   Woodlands for learning   Biodiversity

The Welsh Forest Industry employs over 20,000 people and is worth more than £400m to the Welsh economy -  providing jobs  in rural and valley communities across Wales. Branching out - Egin Project>


The Forestry Commission Wales’ Woodlands for Learning Team offers woodland visits to schools, colleges and places of further and life long learning throughout Wales.  Forest School Case Study>

  Forestry Commission Wales supports a number of biodiversity programmes helping to protect and nurture a host of animals, insects, birds and habitats.  Case studies coming soon.
Landscapes photograph   Health and Recreation photograph   Staff at FCWales
Landscapes    Health & Recreation    Staff Stories

FCWales is involved in:

  • managing more diverse woodlands,
  • tree protection & health
  • protecting open habitats

Case studies coming soon.


Woodlands are beneficial for our health and provide us with Recreation opportunites. 

Our woodlands attract thousands of tourists per day and help boost the economy.

Actif Woods Story Case Study>


FCWales employ people from a wide spectrum of our society who explore better ways to use our forests to meet a whole host of todays needs. 

Coming soon - mountain bike ranger Andy Braund's story.  For now, Follow Andy on Twitter>

Case Studies at FCWales

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